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Not Since You

Have I stopped to take in the spray of the surf or the scent of the salt air?

Have I relished the sound of rain on the roof, or a fireplace embers’ glow at night? 74 more words


Parallel (daily prompt)

The parallel persuasion

Of her passive, pensive lips

Brought him to supplication

For her stroking or her whips
Unadorned by smile or pout

No wicked thoughts belied… 42 more words



“Poetry deserves to be felt.
Just like you.”

Let me tell you a little bit about how I fell in love with poetry. It wasn’t one thing, either. 163 more words

Sarah Doughty

Journal of a Struggling Mind #6

I saw a man in a flowing white robe, the kind Jesus wore. He floated across the street in front of me, using the crosswalk like any respecting citizen, 321 more words


In troubled times you became my friend

Gentle, kind, and comforting

You take me to bed

Offering kind words of wisdom

Showing me the warmth I desperately seek… 67 more words


comfortably fearful

We keep going on in our lives fearing from our fear, looking for a purpose to fill that hole in our heart. But how do you confront your fear, isn’t that just something which happens in books and movies, now and then in moments of reflection and solitude when we accidentally face ourself, our miserable broken irreparable self, all you see is fear and emptiness, this superfluous reality which we have created for ourself. 100 more words



You love being miserable, he said.
You love being far away from me, I said.

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